Coasts and Oceans : Links

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  • HORIZON Solutions

    13 July 2001

    The HORIZON Solutions site presents readily accessible answers to problems in environment, health, population and development. The site is a collaborative effort of HORIZON with UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, Unicef, the International Development Research Centre, Yale University and HORIZON's colleagues as Harvard University.

  • World Fish Center, The

    6 March 2001

    Formerly known as International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), this international research center on fisheries and living aquatic resources promotes their sustainable development and use. Its website contains, news, research services and stories, publications and software, project information, quarterly magazine Naga and their excellent on-line resources: FishBase, ReefBase and TrawlBase.

  • International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

    28 November 2000

    The international science organization studying and helping to safeguard North Atlantic marine ecosystems and the living resources they sustain.

  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Marine Programme

    13 November 2000

    WCMC provides an information service on conservation and sustainable use of the world's living resources. Its Marine Programme maps the extent of coral reefs and the studies the influence of disease, temperature rise and global trade. The programme has also developed detailed digital maps of of mangroves and includes reports and maps on marine biodiversity and turtle nesting sites.

  • ReefBase

    13 November 2000

    ReefBase, developed by World Fish Center, is a database concerned with the health of coral reefs and their resources. It contains information on more than 7,000 coral reefs throughout the world's tropical and sub-tropical seas. Also contains reports of human-induced stress on 2,000 coral reef systems.

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

    13 November 2000

    Gateway for information on all aspects of Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, including information on conservation, research, management and educational programmes.

  • International Marinelife Alliance

    13 November 2000

    Nonprofit organisation which aims to protect marine life and habitats and promote sustainable use of marine resources. Its website includes country reports, publications, articles, links and information on destructive fishing practices.

  • Coral Reef Directory

    13 November 2000

    An excellent directory of non-governmental organisations around the world working to preserve coral reefs. Organisations are listed alphabetically by country.

  • Center for Marine Conservation

    13 November 2000

    The Center for Marine Conservation is a non-profit organisation, based in the United States, dedicated to protecting marine life ecosystems, preventing pollution, protecting marine wildlife and fisheries. Its website contains a wealth on information on these issues under the section 'Resources'. Also includes information on CMC's scientific expeditions, campaigns, news and fun activities for kids.

  • Coastal Resources Center

    13 November 2000

    CRC, located at the University of Rhode Island, USA, is dedicated to advancing coastal management worldwide. Its website contains an overview of the Center's field work, research projects, education and training programs.